This short video is a lesson for students in grades K-2 on how to write rhyming poems. Learn what a rhyme is, what it is not, and how to put rhyming words in your poetry. Follow Kenn’s handy tips, and you be writing poetry in no time.
Donald E. Pease, a professor at Dartmouth, tells us the interesting story behind Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – not only the inspiration behind the book, but the impact it had on environmentalism in the United States.
This helpful video gives a brief overview of the Cornell note taking system. It covers the five R’s (record, reduce, recite, reflect and review) and gives a quick example at the end. Get the most out of your notes!
Notes can be more than words. Images like graphs, charts and illustrations can help you organize information and make a connection between what is said and what it looks like. This helps you to better understand and remember what you are learning.
Note taking is a great way to get more out of your time in class. Follow three easy steps to help you understand and learn ideas in the classroom. Using colors, writing main points and a quick review of your notes after class will help you tremendously!
Here is a list of ten recommended books with a brief description of each one. These books are not only good stories, but they address topics that are still relevant today. Topics like censorship, racism and societal pressure.
This Public Service Announcement by Dav Pilkey, reminds us what is cool about reading. It is not only good for our ability to speak and write, but it also great for our imagination. A healthy imagination gives us superpowers!